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Check out Famous YouTube Celebrities at the 5th Annual VidCon!

Posted on June 18th, 2014

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Do you love YouTube? Do you subscribe to different people and watch their uploaded videos religiously? Do you have a show of your own or are looking to start one? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should consider attending the 5th annual VidCon. VidCon was created in order for there to be a space for fellow YouTubers to connect, come together, and learn more about the online video world. This year, VidCon will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The event will be from Thursday, June 26th through Saturday,... Read more

Come and Laugh It Up with George Lopez at the Honda Center!

Posted on June 6th, 2014

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George Lopez is a famous and hilarious comedian who has sold out arenas all over the world. Lucky for you, he will be here in California and performing at the Anaheim Honda Center for just one night! If you love comedy or stand-up then don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear the side splitting jokes of comedic genius, George Lopez. Bring a friend and go to the Honda Center on Saturday, June 21st for a great show that’s sure to have you laughing all night long! George Lopez fans staying in hotels near the Honda Center... Read more

Drink, Eat, and Play at the OC Beer Festival!

Posted on May 22nd, 2014

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When summer rolls around and the weather is hot, what’s better than cracking open an ice cold beer and enjoy the company of friends? If you agree, then grab some of your friends or a loved one and head out to the OC Beer Festival on Saturday, June 7th where you are sure to have a great time. People 21 years and older looking for something fun to do while staying Anaheim will be pouring in to attend this popular event! Last year, this event completely sold out and this year, the 6th annual OC Beer Festival is... Read more

Don’t Miss a ‘Berry’ Fun Time at the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival!

Posted on May 8th, 2014

If you are looking for a great way to get outdoors and do something that the whole family will love, then look no further than the 56th annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival from May 23 – 26! To attend the fair it is completely FREE, although in order to get on all the fun rides, tickets must be purchased. The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival first opened up in 1958 as a way to bring the community together. Today, hundreds of people from all over California come to Garden Grove to be a part of the celebration. Regular... Read more

Explore Disney’s California Adventure with CityRace!

Posted on April 18th, 2014

CityRace invites those staying in hotels near Disney’s California Adventure to join in on a magical treasure hunt. On April 27th  CityRace teams are setting out to look for clues, test their bodies and brains to solve puzzles and challenges all within the magical surroundings of Cars Land, Condor Flats and the rest of park. This is far from being a typical scavenger hunt, this race will test its entrants in very unusual ways. It wouldn’t be Disney without a few surprises along the way, so entrants are expecting mystery, magic and moxie as they... Read more

Experience Imaginology Youth Expo at the OC Country Fairgrounds!

Posted on April 5th, 2014

This Spring, one of the most exciting places to be is the OC Fair and Event Center! For those staying in hotels near the Orange County Fairgrounds, be sure to attend the Imaginology– ‘Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead!’ Over a three day event, all visitors will enjoying exploring the different areas of S.T.E.A.M! ‘S’ for the Sciences, ‘T’ for Technology, ‘E’ for Engineering, ‘A’ for Art and ‘M’ for Mathematics. Between Friday April 11th and Sunday the 13th, local children of pre-K age right through to high school students will be taking part in a number activities, competitions, workshops,... Read more

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at Downtown Disney

Posted on March 14th, 2014

St Patrick’s Day is always a grand affair in Downtown Disney, with everything decorated in the colours of the season and the atmosphere charged with revelry and mirth. This year’s event has been renamed as ‘The Mighty St Patrick’s Day Festival’ – pointing to the grandeur of the affair and the over-the-top partying set to take place in the period. In Downtown Disney, the celebrations will be centred on Raglan Road but will spill through all the streets all day, letting the event truly live up to its ‘Mighty’ moniker! If you’re staying near Disneyland, then enjoy some... Read more

Knott’s Berry Farm: Another Orange County Favorite

Posted on March 5th, 2014

Knott’s Berry Farm has come to be known as one of the best theme parks in California. It stands on the site of the old berry farm owned by the Knott family, but it wasn’t always the massive center of amusement that it is today. In fact, back in 1920, all that stood there was a small roadside stand from which the Knott’s would sell berries, preserves, and pies which were made using produce from the farm. In 1934, they added a tea room in which they sold fried chicken dinners, and due to the popularity of these, they... Read more

See the Animal Grossology Exhibit at the Discovery Science Center

Posted on February 19th, 2014

You don't have to be a massive science fan to enjoy what the Discovery Science Center has to offer. Situated in Santa Ana, the center is a non-profit organization with a mission plan to educate and assist in teaching young minds and help the general public to better their knowledge and understanding of all things scientific, mathematical, and technological. The center also runs regular events in which it uses games and interactive exhibits to draw in members of the public and encourage them to learn through enjoyment.

The most recent of these exhibits is called Animal Grossology... Read more

A Valentine’s Day Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner

Posted on February 11th, 2014

If you are looking for something a little different for you and your loved one to do this Valentine’s Day, then why not come along to the Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner Show in The Pilsner Room at McCormick and Schmick’s restaurant. It is one of the more interesting Valentine’s Day date ideas available around as you will be transported back to Hollywood in the 1950’s to solve movie set murders and find out who is responsible for the death of a famous actress’ husband, all while enjoying a fabulous four-course meal.

Other features of the night... Read more